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September 22, 2014 18:46 ET

Jazzercise CEO Judi Sheppard Missett Honored With Committee of 200 (C200) Luminary Award

C200 Names Judi Sheppard Missett Entrepreneurial Champion

CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwired - September 22, 2014) - Jazzercise, Inc. is proud to announce that Founder and CEO Judi Sheppard Missett was honored with the Entrepreneurial Champion Luminary Award by The Committee of 200 (C200). The award was presented on September 19th at the C200 Annual Luminary Awards, an event that pays tribute to women leaders who are changing the face of business.

C200 is a not-for-profit, invitation-only membership organization including more than 450 of the world's most successful female corporate executives and entrepreneurs. C200 member companies generate more than $1.4 trillion in annual revenues. By sharing their success, C200 members are supporting and advancing future generations of women leaders worldwide. Judi Sheppard Missett is a founding member.

Winners of this year's C200 Luminary Awards are Denise Morrison, President & CEO of Campbell Soup Company, for Corporate Innovator, Marillyn Hewson, Chairman, President & CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation, for STEM Innovator and Vicki Escarra, Global CEO of Opportunity International, for Skills to Succeed. Judi Sheppard Missett received the Luminary Award for Entrepreneurial Champion, which goes to a female entrepreneur who has created an innovative new product or service with global implications, $20 million or more in annual revenues and a rapid and continuing growth rate since launch.

 "At Jazzercise we are proud of our work to empower women to become entrepreneurs and own their own businesses," said Judi Sheppard Missett, Founder and CEO of Jazzercise. "It is a true honor to be recognized alongside leaders as accomplished as Denise, Marillyn and Vicki. I thank the members of The Committee of 200 for this award and for their efforts to mentor, support and inspire women."

With Jazzercise you can burn up to 600 calories in one 60 minute cardio and strength fitness class. The high intensity dance-based fitness program mixes cardio, strength training, kickboxing and power yoga with chart-topping music. While most customers come for the fun, they stay because Jazzercise provides a highly effective total body workout plus a unique sense of community and personalized support. According to members, benefits include increased weight loss, core strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, stress release and a mood boosting endorphin rush.

Jazzercise is an international dance fitness business hosting 8,300+ franchisees teaching 32,000+ classes per week in 32 countries. To find local classes go to or download the mobile app: iOS or Android. For more information visit or contact (800) FIT-IS-IT.

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